Accident McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II Plus 164547, Monday 30 January 1995
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Date:Monday 30 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II Plus
Owner/operator:VMA-211 / USMC
Registration: 164547
MSN: 232
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Off Obbla, -   Somalia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:USS Essex
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed off Obbla, Somialia, after takeoff from the USS Essex, during operation "United Shield". Pilot did not eject, and was killed.

Flight International 24-30 April 1996

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
26-Nov-2010 04:17 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2011 03:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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